Posts filed under ‘Politics’

4-10-12: Goodbye, Sine Die

We take a look at the what the General Assembly did and what they didn’t do.

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4-10-12: Money Well Spent?

ProPublica reporter Michael Grabell on his new book, “Money Well Spent?: The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan in History.”

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4-9-12: Governor Martin O’Malley

If the General Assembly can’t pass a budget on this “last” day of the session, the session will be extended. That really puts the pressure on the legislature to pass other major bills awaiting final votes, including a gaming bill and Governor Martin O’Malley’s signature wind farm and septic legislation. We’ll talk to the Governor about the latest budget negotiations and the fate of his legislative agenda.

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4-4-12: Parsing the Primaries

We take a look at the results of yesterday’s Republican and Democratic primaries.

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3-30-12: Legislative Lightning Round — Crossover Edition

Ten days left in the General Assembly session. In this Crossover Day version of the Legislative Lightning Round, we’ll hear pros and cons on several bills that are one chamber away from the governor’s signature.

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3-23-12: The Primary Political Primaries

From the Sixth District to the Senate, we handicap the political primaries.

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3-21-12: Maryland’s Poor Grade

A report from the Center for Public Integrity gives Maryland a very poor grade for transparency in government.

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3-13-12: Transition at the BDC

After 16 years at the helm of the powerful Baltimore Development Corporation, M. J. “Jay” Brodie has announced his retirement. This morning, he reflects on his tenure with Sheilah.

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3-7-12: Legislative Lightning Round

In our second lightning round of the session, we look at bills that would ban arsenic in chicken feed, introduce a new kind of cremation, and change the penalty for the knowledgable transfer of HIV. Each side gets one minute.

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2-28-12: Grand Prix Deux

Last week, Baltimore City inked a contract with a new group of organizers for the Baltimore Grand Prix. We’ll meet Felix Dawson and Dan Reck, two of the three partners behind Downforce Racing LLC.

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